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Week of Action Opposing CISPA

The Internet Defense League, a coalition of pro-Internet organizations and businesses - inluding OpenMedia International, is launching an action this week to stop the CISPA and broad cybersecurity legislation that would infringe on citizens' digital rights and information. Check it out below and help fight for your rights online

A coalition of Internet advocacy organizations and individuals are launching a week of action to combat the CISPA, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act.

Viewing CISPA as one of the greatest threats to Internet users since SOPA, the coalition intends to leverage popular outrage to oppose the dangerously broad cybersecurity bill.
The objectionable provisions of CISPA include:
  • Eviscerating existing privacy laws by giving overly broad legal immunity to companies who share users' private information, including the content of communications, with the government.
  • Authorizing companies to disclose users' data directly to the NSA, a military agency that operates secretly and without public accountability.
  • Broad definitions that allow users' sensitive personal information to be used for a range of purposes, including for "national security," not just computer and network security.
The coalition believes that legislation intended to enhance our computer and network security must not sacrifice long-standing civil liberties and protections. Read more and take action »


Participating organizations 
  • Access
  • ACLU
  • Alexis Ohanian, Co-founder of Reddit
  • American Library Association
  • Association of Research Libraries
  • Bill of Rights Defense Committee
  • Center for Democracy & Technology
  • Center for Financial Privacy and Human Rights Competitive Enterprise Institute
  • Competitive Enterprise Institute
  • Consumer Watchdog
  • DailyKos
  • Demand Progress
  • Electronic Frontier Foundation
  • Entertainment Consumers Association
  • Fight for the Future
  • Free Press
  • Government Accountability Project
  • Internet Defense League
  • Liberty Coalition
  • New America Foundation's Open Technology Institute
  • NY Tech Meetup
  • OpenMedia
  • Personal Democracy Media
  • Politihacks
  • TechFreedom


Take action to stop CISPA and combat broad cybersecurity legislation now.

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